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As a child of the Rockaways, I have always thrived on salt air. I had sand in my shoes from the time I could walk, and the rhythm of the waves somehow syncs with my heart. For us Long Islanders . . . more
Whether we like it or not, our political system and our erratic president are wearing us down on a daily basis, so it’s worthwhile to switch to a completely different topic. At this time of year, I favor discussing college graduations and the Yankees. more
Well, there’s a bit more to the story than the basic facts of the headline. It all started when my 12-year-old grandson from California decided to visit us for a week. more
The decisive moment came on July 21, 1969, according to NASA’s flight log. The Apollo 11 lunar module . . . more
I hadn’t intended for my words to be prophetic. They were meant as a warning. In my June 1, 2016, column, “Note to media: Stop sleeping with Trump,” I urged the national media . . . more
Something fascinating is happening in Hong Kong. The young students there who have been demonstrating for greater democracy and freedom have taken up waving American flags and singing our national anthem as they confront police. more
"It’s for the birds.” That was how The New York Times summed up the new movie version of Donna Tartt’s novel “The Goldfinch.” I’m heartbroken. more
When my daughters were very young, we used to ask them an age-old question: Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? Each one would respond, “Not me.” more
I never knew why my husband’s Aunt Ada went into the Army during World War II, but my hunch is that the family thought it might tame her wild ways. more
By now, nearly every publication has written about the iconic moments in the summer of 1969 when humankind seemed to take a collective breath and move forward . . . more
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